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Jamie Edwards
I'm Jamie, a 16 year old amateur nuclear scientist and I love every thing to do with nuclear physics and radiation.
I'm Jamie, a 16 year old amateur nuclear scientist and I love every thing to do with nuclear physics and radiation.
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Neutrons!
 Hello, Yesterday I successfully achieved fusion at 11:30 am, this was brilliant! I am waiting from fusor.net for conformation that i have actually done fusion but looking at the results I am almost certain I have. The following images shows me operating it...

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Reactor completion
Today I finished the reactor. I finished of bits of the high voltage system of and put the feedthroughs on the chamber. I am waiting now for me to go on a radiation saftey training course before I can operate the reactor fully. Below is a photo of me with m...

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Vacuum success
After many hours finding leaks in my chamber I have finally achieved a vacuum of 0.1*10^-5 torr. This a very good pressure for the vacuum chamber to reach and is almost perfect for doing fusion. I would like to thank R&B Switchgear for supplying a three pha...

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Control panel
I have stayed late over the last few nights at school making my control panel, as seen below. This panel is where I will control the reactor from. On the panel so far is the metering for the high voltage and current. And switches for all the vacuum pumps. S...

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Take a look at my progress

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Progress
Finaly I am picking up pace on my project and have made some progress. The following pictures show my progress:

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New inner grid
Hello, I have designed a new inner grid for my Fusor. For those who don't know the inner grid is a wire grid that is charged to a very high negative voltage. I have made the new grid from 1.5mm mild steel instead of 0.1mm tungsten. The tungsten was very har...

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Diff Pump Dissaster
Hi, My diffusion pump arrived yesterday which at first I thought would be great but then disaster struck. I noticed a large dent in the side of the cooling fan casing therefore the fan blades could not spin. I wasn't surprised with the box in the state it w...

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What Am I Doing
Hi, As some people have recommended, the following link is to the presentation that I gave to my head teacher when he granted me my £2000 budget. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8qb9aHNgHVOVUJvb0k0eExqcWc/edit?usp=sharing
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